Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.
Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.
Think lighting up a joint every now and then is harmless? New research out of Northwestern University and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School appears to dispute that belief.
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.
Mistakes happen – but it’s far from comforting when they happen at the airport and when they concern security.
A Pennsylvania truck driver is being cited for a suburban Chicago crash that caused a commuter train derailment.
Twenty-five mothers from low income households are participating in the first trial of the Thirty Million Words Project to make their kids smarter.
After an endless string of long hot days have all of us feeling a little punchy, the heat wave has not affected our sense of humor!
The Phillies will look to ride their recent wave of strong play into the MLB All-Star break as they open a weekend series with the Chicago White Sox at Citizens Bank Park.
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the Hawks 113-96 Tuesday night.
Survey results say Philly’s great museums and cultural attractions helped boost the city into the top five.
How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Chris is excited about Governor Corbett’s renewed interest in privatizing Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores. He breaks down the latest in the FBI investigation of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, and tracks down one of Adolph Hitler’s toilets. He talks to Matt Brouillette from the Commonwealth Foundation, and Matt Boyle from Breitbart.com.